(WASHINGTON) -- The Democratic Governors Association hopes to turn anger at the overturning of Roe v. Wade into big-dollar fundraising for critical races where governors will hold sway over abortion access at the state level. The DGA on Tuesday launched the "Protect Reproductive Rights Fund"... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden on Friday met virtually with Democratic governors to talk reproductive health care amid some party disappointment over the administration's response to the overturning of Roe v. Wade. New York's Kathy Hochul provided a list to Biden of potential actions, including additional... Read More.
Harrisburg - Leaders from seven state agencies highlighted the importance of protecting native species, which are critical to protecting our natural resources, at a stream restoration site at Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission headquarters. Governor Tom Wolf has proclaimed the first Pennsylvania Native Species Day. The... Read More.
(UVALDE, Texas) -- Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, interrupted a press conference from Texas Gov. Greg Abbott about the Uvalde shooting Wednesday, shouting at the current governor before being escorted from the auditorium. He said the response from Abbott and other Texas leaders was "totally... Read More.
(INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.) -- The Indiana Legislature voted Tuesday to override the governor's veto of the anti-trans bill that bans transgender girls from participating in girls' sports in K-12 schools. Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb vetoed the bill in March. He said the bill fell short in... Read More.
(HARTFORD, Conn.) -- Connecticut is on the path to becoming the latest state to officially recognize Juneteenth, the day the last enslaved Black people in Texas were freed with the arrival of federal troops in 1865 -- almost two years after the Emancipation Proclamation... Read More.
(FRANKFORT, Ky.) -- The Kentucky state legislature has overridden Gov. Andy Beshear’s veto of a bill banning abortion after 15 weeks, along with several other abortion restrictions. Under the bill, any physician that performs an abortion after 15 weeks would lose their license for at... Read More.
(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Five Texas district attorneys pushed back on Gov. Greg Abbott's directive in which he called gender-transitioning and affirming procedures as "child abuse." In a letter signed by district attorneys who represent some of the most populous counties in the state, they called... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The White House began assembling a pandemic exit strategy for the nation in recent weeks, pulling together health experts and aides to develop what one top official described as a plan "to keep the country moving forward." But the top-level push by the... Read More.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Wednesday announced the 12th Governors Awards, originally slated for January 15, is now set for March 25 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland in Hollywood. Honorary Awards at the scaled down event... Read More.